blackberry

A Watermelon Tale: Science, Size and Surprising Uses

June 20, 2014

Once, people wanted big watermelons with lots of seeds. “Now,” explained Penelope Perkins-Veazie, PhD, post-harvest physiologist with the NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute at the NC Research Campus, “there are personal-size watermelons in the produce section, and, today, most US melons are seedless.” Perkins-Veazie has researched watermelon fruit for 15 years working […]

Inhibition of pro-inflammatory responses and antioxidant capacity of Mexican blackberry (Rubusspp.) extracts

March 12, 2010

Cuevas-Rodrigues, Edith, V. Dia, G. Yousef, P. Garcia-Saucedo, J. Lopez-Medina, O. Paredes-Lopez, E. de Mejia and M.A. Lila. 2010. Inhibition of pro-inflammatory responses and antioxidant capacity of Mexican blackberry (Rubusspp.) extracts. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58: 9542-9548. Abstract Total polyphenolic and anthocyanin- and proanthocyanidin-rich fractions from wild blackberry genotypes (WB-3, WB-7, WB-10, and […]